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Heavy Rains Set Off Flash Floods, Killing 31 in Afghanistan

This is a locator map for Afghanistan with its capital, Kabul. (AP Photo)
This is a locator map for Afghanistan with its capital, Kabul. (AP Photo)
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Islamabad (AP) -- Heavy rains set off flash floods that killed at least 31 people and left dozens missing in northern Afghanistan, the Taliban’s state-run news agency reported Monday.

The Bakhtar News Agency said the flooding took place on Sunday in northern Parwan province. The agency said that women and children were among the dead and 17 people were reported injured.